New York By Rail: Your Amtrak Travel Guide to Destinations From New York City to Vermont and Canada


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Baseball Sites in New York that You Can Reach Via Amtrak! 
Whether you’re a Yankees fan, Mets fan, Minor League enthusiast or just a baseball buff in general, New York State has a grand slam of stadiums and sites to enjoy. In addition to watching a great game, you can also pay a visit to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown to check out some excellent baseball memorabilia. Consider taking Amtrak to locations such as Citi Field, MCU Park, and NBT Bank Stadium. Click here for more details. 
Let's Go to the Fair!

Summer is in full swing, and that means county and state fair season is here! Fairgrounds in New York State are opening their gates to fairgoers looking to fill their day with some classic summertime fun. There are plenty of fair options to choose from – eleven to be exact! – located near Amtrak stations. Perhaps the grandest of all is the 12-DAY LONG Great New York State Fair, with an Amtrak stop located right on-site

Other fair favorites include Rhinebeck’s Dutchess County Fair, Altamont’s Altamont Fair, Plattsburgh’s Clinton County Fair, and Hamburg’s Erie County Fair. To discover more upcoming fairs in New York State, visit New York By Rail Events!

Throughout the rest of this website, you will find everything you need to plan an amazing train travel experience on Amtrak® through beautiful New York, Vermont, and Canada!

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Enjoy the Journey!




Tom Martinelli


New York By Rail